Next Sunday: 6pm Evening Service.
On behalf of the Parish a big thankyou to Ronald Naidu and the Nath and Reddy families for their hospitality last Sunday. Our Patronal Festival was made very special by beautiful flowers, the provision of lunch, dessert, and drinks from Ronald.
Thank you too, to Jo Burton and Fabian for their music.
It was a lovely day enjoyed by all.
The final MNO for 2021 — 6.00pm (for 6.30pm) on Saturday 27th November:
Will be held at the St George Rowing Club, 1 Levey Street, Wolli Creek.
Phone: 9599 1932
Contact Kevin Green for more details Mob: 0405 691 055
The poetry board in the hall has been updated by Louisa S. with the work of David Musgrave. Please take a look.
Lea MacNeil has jam, conserves, pickles and various sauces to sell; please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to order them from her. All proceeds go to St Luke’s Parish.
Food for our worms – Now that we are back at Church please remember our little friends and that their work ON YOUR VEGIE SCRAPS helps reduce greenhouse gasses (methane). If you bring a container I am happy to place worm castings for your garden in it for the next week. Please leave your worm food gifts at church on Sundays or drop off during the week. The parish worms are so plentiful at the moment that I can supply start up livestock if you have begun a worm farm. But I do need them to going to a good home. (NB — no dairy, citrus or meat) Fr. Jeff
ST PAUL’S PANTRY desperately needs the following items:
A basket will be placed in the church foyer for food, health and cleaning donations. Please give generously.
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Jennifer, Peter, Elise & Blake B., John & Joanne Bowen; Philip & Rosemary Bradford; Christopher Brooks; and Tony Brownlow.
Monday: Kenneth Barongo; Les & Lyn Carrington; and Ruth Champion.
Tuesday: Tiffany, Kevin, Alexander & Nicholas Chiew; and John Dickson.
Wednesday: Ron, Binh, Milly, Nam & Violetta Clarke; and Kathy Drummond.
Thursday: Brett Davies & Amrit McIntyre; and Oscar & Edi Davis.
Friday: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pastoral care ministry at Bankstown Hospital and all those he ministers to.
Saturday: Dear loving Father, please deliver us from the coronavirus and limit its impact on Australia and the world. In your mercy bring a swift end to this crisis. Please protect with your loving care those we love — our families, friends and neighbours. Let your fatherly hand guide, shelter and strengthen them. Cast out all anxious fears and doubts. Give us an increasing trust in you and fill our hearts and minds with your peace. We pray for those around the world now struggling with COVID-19. Heal and comfort those who are sick and suffering. Protect and guide the health professionals who are at the front line. Please give wisdom and courage to those who bear responsibility for confronting this challenge. We ask these things through the powerful name of Jesus. Amen.
Prayers for the sick: Wolf Winter; Joan Dale; Judy Jewson; Amanda Romeo; Maryrose Crowther; Tosia Cribben; Angus; Fr Gary Priest; John Bowen; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Amanda Cowley; Peter Knox; Br William; Raul (Skid Row Radio) & family; Barry McKay; Ruth Dodd; Deepika & Deepshika; Andrew Stratgolda; and Phillip Hall.
Recently Departed: Maurice Pope.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Donald Arnott; Edward Twivey; Bob Morey; Frank Gosden; Violet Foster; Rockley Millen; Susan Garrad; Nellie Cornick; Fr Austin Day; Elva Austin; and Wit Takham.
Saints Commemoration: 3rd: Richard Hooker, Priest and teacher (d.1600); and 4th: Day for Anglicans and Roman Catholics to pray for one another (General Synod, 2001).
Readings for Next Sunday — 24th Sunday After Pentecost: First Reading: Ruth 3.1–5; 4.3–17; Psalm: 127; Second Reading: Hebrews 9.23–28; and Gospel: Mark 12.38–44
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sun||Ruth 1.22–2.13||Ps 119.1–8||Hebrews9.15–24|
|Mon||Esther 13||Pss 3; 4||Revelation 1.1–8|
|Tues||Esther 14||Pss 7; 8||Revelation 1.9–20|
|Wed||Esther 5||Ps 10||Revelation 2.1–7|
|Thurs||Esther 6||Pss 13; 14||Revelation 2.8–11|
|Fri||Esther 7.1–8.2||Ps 17.1–13, 14–16||Revelation 2.12–17|
|Sat||Esther 8.3–17||Ps 18.32–38, 45–52||Revelation 2.18–29|